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Could Tate Martell change positions to see the field in 2018?

One of Ohio State's prized 2017 redshirts heads into spring with a confident mentality.

Dual-threat quarterback Tate Martell didn't come to Ohio State to find himself buried on the depth chart and will do anything in 2018 to see the field as a redshirt freshman, according to an interview with Cleveland.com

The former four-star rated as the second-best player at his position in the 2017 class according to the 247Sports Composite is battling Dwayne Haskins and Joe Burrow for QB1 following the departure of multi-year starter and decorated signal caller J.T. Barrett.

Haskins is considered the frontrunner, but Martell sees the competition as wide open heading into spring and could be the defacto No. 2 if Burrow graduates as transfers after spring.

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"I didn't come here to sit on the bench," Martell told Cleveland.com.

Martell played several different position as a scout-teamer this season and is heading into spring with the mindset he'll help the team in any way possible to avoid the sidelines.

"Yeah, I think that regardless I'll be doing something on the field," Martell said, via Cleveland.com. "Whether that's quarterback ... who knows what position? I've played a lot of them this year on scout. Definitely gonna go out and do my thing and try to stay with quarterback. That's what I want to do."